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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
United,
by Cory Booker (2016)
The Truths We Hold,
by Kamala Harris (2019)
Smart on Crime,
by Kamala Harris (2010)
Guide to Political Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
Where We Go From Here,
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
Conscience of a Conservative,
by Jeff Flake (2017)
Two Paths,
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
Every Other Monday,
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
Courage is Contagious,
by John Kasich (1998)
Shortest Way Home,
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
Becoming,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Books by and about the 2016 presidential election
What Happened ,
by Hillary Clinton (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Becoming ,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

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2014 Maine Senate debates


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    from 2014 ME Senate debate (number of quotes indicated):
  • Eliot Cutler (1) Maine Independent Challenger
  • Mike Michaud (1)
  • Shenna Bellows (18) Democratic Challenger
  • Susan Collins (7) Republican Sr Senator Maine
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    Maine Senate debates:
  • AARP Voter Guide (on Shenna Bellows), Aug. 31, 2014
  • Time magazine, "Marijuana and NSA Wedge Issues", by Alex Rogers, March 4, 2014
  • U.S.News & World Report, "National Security Drives Maine Race", by David Catanese, Feb. 27, 2014
  • Portland Press Herald, "Push To Legalize Marijuana Likely In More Maine Communities", by Kevin Miller, Jan. 21, 2014
  • Portland Press Herald, "Indiscriminate NSA spying", 1/4/2014
  • Hillary Savage in Machias Valley News Observer, "Bellows Visits", Dec. 4, 2013
  • Deirdre Fultin in The Portland Phoenix, "Takes shape", Dec. 12, 2013
  • Salon.com on 2014 Maine Senate race, "Edward Snowden" Oct 30, 2013
  • CNN "State of the Union" interview of Sen. Susan Collins, May 12 and Oct. 13, 2013

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Drugs
    Shenna Bellows: Supports marijuana legalization.
    Eliot Cutler: Legalizing marijuana sends message that drug use is OK.
    Mike Michaud: Real concerns about the impact of pot legalization on kids.
    Shenna Bellows: Three past presidents acknowledged use; legalize pot.
    Susan Collins: Declines to take sides in marijuana legalization petition.
Education
    Shenna Bellows: Voucher programs siphon public school money.
Energy & Oil
    Shenna Bellows: Green energy solutions instead of nuclear energy.
Free Trade
    Shenna Bellows: NAFTA damaged our manufacturing sector; so will TPP.
Government Reform
    Shenna Bellows: Funding her campaign $5 at a time from local events.
    Susan Collins: Outrageous for IRS to target Tea Party groups.
Gun Control
    Shenna Bellows: Was NRA member, but left because they became too extreme.
Health Care
    Shenna Bellows: Supports ObamaCare & universal health coverage.
Homeland Security
    Shenna Bellows: NSA should target only based on individualized suspicion.
    Susan Collins: Increase transparency of NSA but keep NSA programs.
    Susan Collins: Mass surveillance justified by national security.
    Susan Collins: Mass unwarranted surveillance is never justified.
    Shenna Bellows: We cannot afford to be the world's policemen.
    Shenna Bellows: No spying on foreign leaders NOR on ordinary Americans.
    Shenna Bellows: Snowden was a whistle-blower, not a criminal.
    Susan Collins: No justification for spying on Germany's chancellor.
    Susan Collins: Cuts in defense are very troubling to me personally.
Jobs
    Shenna Bellows: Increase minimum wage to make it a living wage.
Principles & Values
    Shenna Bellows: Calls herself a progressive libertarian.
Social Security
    Shenna Bellows: Scrap the Cap: highest-paid Americans pay their fair share.
    Shenna Bellows: Scrap the cap; apply payroll tax over $113,700.
Technology
    Shenna Bellows: "Total Information Awareness" undermines our democracy.
Welfare & Poverty
    Shenna Bellows: No one in Washington stands up for people who are hurting.


The above quotations are from 2014 Maine Senate debates.

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